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March 6, 2012

Newton Town Candidates and Warrant

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NOTE: This operating budget warrant article does not include appropriations contained in ANY other warrant articles.

THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

8. If article 6 is approved, to see if the Town will vote to authorize the Selectmen to list the Town Police Station located at 2 Amesbury Road, Town Tax Map 10-7-15 for sale with a broker for a price not less than the fair market value as determined by an independent appraisal. The Selectmen are hereby authorized to set such terms and conditions for the sale as they deem reasonable, appropriate and in the best interest of the Town.

THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

9. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, as proposed by the Board of Selectmen and the Fire Chief the sum of $50,000.00 to be placed in the existing Capital Reserve Fund known as the "Fire Apparatus and Equipment Fund" created in 2005.

THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

10. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, as proposed by the Board of Selectmen and the Fire Chief, the sum of $66,900.00 for Phase II of the installation of a "FIRE SUPPRESSION CISTERN" for the Newton Town Hall and to further withdraw $1,531.00 plus accrued interest from the Sprinkler Capital Reserve fund created in 1997. This will be a nonlapsing appropriation per RSA 32:7, VI and will not lapse until the sprinkler system is completed or by December 31, 2017, whichever is sooner. (Per Selectmen's Bid Policy)

THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

11. To see if the Town will vote to adopt the RSA 154:1, the Organization of the Fire Department, paragraph II as provided in paragraph I (b). If adopted, the firefighters may recommend the appointment of a Fire Chief to the Board of Selectmen by means of an internal election; the appointed Fire Chief may recommend firefighters to be appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

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